Children's events

Be an Inventor

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Have you ever created something entirely new? Are you the world’s next best inventor? Come found out as we invent new solutions to everyday problems. We’ll use simple materials and extraordinary imagination!

Grades K-5; registration opens May 1.

Zócalo: Summer Reading Kick-Off

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Amazing Close-up Magic & Balloon Animal Creations Join us at the Zócalo! Magician Jaime Aponte will perform spectacular, up close magic, and even show you how to do a trick or two. Stick around after the show to receive an amazing animal balloon creation to take home! All of the fun will take place in the Children’s Services department. All ages; drop-in.


Monday, June 3, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Let's build bridges! Join us to create a village with bridges, homes, and more.

All ages; registration opens May 1.

Improv Puppet Theater for Littles

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:45am

We have all the tools for a great puppet show – we just need the creators! Join us for an improv puppet theater workshop that will be fun for kids and adults alike.

All ages; registration opens May 1.

Library Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

Join us for a scavenger hunt in the Library! Prizes will be awarded.

All ages; drop-in.

DuPage Children's Museum: Play to Learn

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us at the Library for a morning of play! The DuPage Children's Museum (DCM) will be bringing portable museum exhibits created with STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) theory in mind. DCM's Early Learning Specialist and Accessibility & Inclusion Specialist will be on hand to answer any questions caregivers might have about their child's development. Ages birth-6; drop-in.

Toddler Story Time

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Get out some energy with dancing, singing, and rhymes at a story time designed for little ones who like to move! Open to children 2 to 3 years with a caregiver.

This is a four-week session that will meet on June 10, 17, & 24; and July 1.  Reg. begins May 15.